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From Donald Woods <dwo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Drop build support for Java 5?
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2009 17:28:32 GMT
+1 to requiring Java SE 6 for builds and runtime.


-Donald


Kevin Sutter wrote:
> Per the discussion with OPENJPA-5 [1], the question of continuing support of
> building with Java 5 has been brought up.  Due to the annotation processing
> that will be required for JPA 2.0, the use of Java 6 will become a
> requirement for trunk.  But, do we have to continue to support building with
> Java 5.  Pinaki has recently committed changes to allow building with either
> Java 5 or Java 6, but these changes will affect our code path as it relates
> to connection processing.  So, should we bite the bullet and pull the plug
> on Java 5 from a build perspective?  This would be for trunk (JPA 2.0) only
> and beyond.
> 
> Comments, suggestions, complaints are all welcome.
> 
> Thanks,
> Kevin
> 
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/OPENJPA-5
> 

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